Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

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Freshfields bids for US M&A home run

Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heightsIn recent years, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has focused its US efforts on litigation and is now turning its attention to its transactional team in a big way.This month the ... [Published The Lawyer - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Freshfields’ New York push continues with three partner team from Fried Frank

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's spate of hiring continues with the Magic Circle firm  hiring senior partner Valerie Ford Jacob, and corporate partners Michael Levitt and Paul Tropp from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson’s New York office.Ford ... [Published Legal Business - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Freshfields tops UK rankings as global M&A soars by 55 per cent in first nine months of 2014

Global M&A has picked up over the first nine months of 2014, with deal value growing to $2,567bn from just $1,659bn at the same point last year - and elite firms have reaped the benefits.The figures from Thomson Reuters demonstrate that Skadden Arps Slate ... [Published The Lawyer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

BGC Partners Inc to acquire GFI Group Inc

Deals BGC Partners Inc has agreed to acquire GFI Group Inc for a total consideration of $652 million.Value: $652 millionAnnounced: September 09 2014Parties involvedLegal advisersBGC Partners IncWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & KatzGFI Group IncDavis Polk & Wardwell ... [Published International Law Office - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Five Supreme Court Clerks Join Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Summary : Five attorneys, all previous clerks for Supreme Court Justices, have joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.Five former U.S. Supreme Court clerks have joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe , Law.com reports. Three of the clerks recently finished ... [Published JD Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Am Law Firms Land Roles on Big Real Estate Deals

Pearlridge Center, a mall owned by Glimcher Realty Trust and located in Aiea, Hawaii.Courtesy of Glimcher Realty TrustA flurry of real estate transactions totaling $6.9 billion has yielded work for several Am Law 100 firms.On Tuesday, Washington Prime ... [Published American Lawyer.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 1-Washington Prime to buy Glimcher Realty for $2.06 bln

(Adds details, updates shares)Sept 16 (Reuters) - Shopping center operator Washington Prime Group will buy smaller peer Glimcher Realty Trust for about $2.06 billion, its biggest deal since being spun off from Simon Property Group Inc in May.WPG said ... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Washington Prime Group to buy Glimcher Realty Trust for USD4.3bn

(M&A Navigator via COMTEX News Network) -- 17 September 2014 - US real estate investment company Washington Prime Group Inc (NYSE:WPG), or WPG, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire domestic retail real estate investment trust Glimcher Realty ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

BGC Partners to acquire GFI Group

BGC Partners, Inc., a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets, is planning to commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of GFI Group, Inc., a provider of inter-dealer brokerage services to the ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Freshfields continues New York push with hire of Shearman big-hitter Peter Lyons

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued the expansion of its US transactional practice with the star hire of Shearman & Sterling partner Peter Lyons as co-head of the firm's global public M&A group.Lyons had been a Shearman partner since 1989, serving ... [Published Legal Week - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The American Lawyer Names Global Legal Awards Grand Prize Winners

The American Lawyer announced Monday the winners of its Global Legal Awards grand prizes. In the climax of a thrilling event at Gotham Hall in New York City, four grand prizewinners were chosen from more than 270 nominations to be named as the year’s ... [Published American Lawyer.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Allergan to hold special stockholders meeting Dec. 18 without restriction

Allergan announced it has reached an agreement with Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals to hold a special meeting of stockholders on the originally proposed date of Dec. 18 without restriction, according to a press release from ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 16 2014]

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"As the premium brand in the global energy infrastructure markets, Dresser-Rand is a perfect fit for the Siemens portfolio. The combined activities will create a world-class provider for the growing oil and gas markets. With this Dresser-Rand will become 'The oil and gas company within Siemens and fit right into our Siemens Vision 2020," said Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG."
...David Greenwald, who returned to the firm last year from his role as deputy general counsel at Goldman Sachs, Fried Frank's largest client. "We thank Valerie for her years of service to the firm and her leadership as chair for 11 years."
Howard Lutnick , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BGC, commented, "Our offer provides a materially higher, all cash price to GFI shareholders, delivering a substantial premium and immediate liquidity. On a combined basis, BGC and GFI are expected to become one of the world's leading financial services brokers, with enhanced global reach and expanded capabilities. We believe that GFI's customers and brokers would benefit from GFI being part of a larger, better capitalized and more diversified company. We are confident that a combination of GFI and BGC will produce increased productivity per broker, meaningful synergies and significant cost savings. We believe that our proposed transaction will drive substantial earnings for BGC stockholders, as well as superior service for our customers."
"Peter has been one of the most well-regarded M&A practitioners - by both clients and peers," said Presser of the latest appointment. "We are excited he is joining us as we continue to build out a world-class transactional M&A team in the US."

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Freshfields tops UK rankings as global M&A soar... [Published The Lawyer - Sep 19 2014]
BGC Partners Inc to acquire GFI Group Inc [Published International Law Office - Sep 19 2014]
Five Supreme Court Clerks Join Orrick, Herringt... [Published JD Journal - Sep 18 2014]
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BGC PARTNERS : Announces Intent To Commence All... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
Am Law Firms Land Roles on Big Real Estate Deals [Published American Lawyer.com - Sep 18 2014]
Washington Prime Group to buy Glimcher Realty T... [Published PredictWallStreet - Sep 17 2014]
Freshfields Bags M&A Bigwig From Shearman & Ste... [Published American Lawyer.com - Sep 17 2014]
The American Lawyer Names Global Legal Awards G... [Published American Lawyer.com - Sep 16 2014]
Allergan to hold special stockholders meeting D... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 16 2014]
BREAKING NEWS: Washington Prime Group to Acquir... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Sep 16 2014]
BGC Partners to acquire GFI Group [Published Individual.com - Sep 16 2014]
Freshfields continues New York push with hire o... [Published Legal Week - Sep 16 2014]
Washington Prime Acquires Glimcher Realty Trust... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 16 2014]
Freshfields further bulks out US M&A leadership... [Published Legal Business - Sep 16 2014]
UPDATE 1-Washington Prime to buy Glimcher Realt... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
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Five Supreme Court Clerks Join Orrick, Herringt... [Published JD Journal.com - Sep 18 2014]
Summary : Five attorneys, all previous clerks for Supreme Court Justices, have joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Five former U.S. Supreme Court clerks have joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe , Law.com reports. Three of the clerks recently ...
PE exec leaves Paine & Partners to become lawye... [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 06 2014]
Why would a GP leave the private equity firm he co-founded to return to his roots as an attorney? So he could advise on complex deals. That’s according to Mitchell Presser , who joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, the global law firm, earlier this ...
Citi Sells More Branches In Texas To BB&T [Published Clusterstock - Sep 03 2014]
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc agreed to sell another 41 branches in Texas to BB&T Corp as the third-largest U.S. bank cuts back on brick-and-mortar outlets and focuses on online banking. The disposal follows the sale of 21 branches in the state to ...
Paine & Partners’ founding partner becomes head... [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed two head of department attorneys to the firm’s New York office. Mitchell Presser becomes head of Freshfields’ US M&A practice and James Douglas joins as head of the firm’s US leveraged finance ...
Freshfields Hires Two Practice Heads to Boost U... [Published JD Journal.com - Sep 03 2014]
Summary: International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired to leading US-based-attorneys, Mitchell Presser and James Douglas to act as heads of the law firm’s US M&A Practice and US Leveraged Finance Practice, respectively. Freshfields ...
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